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A hot lead and a hot mess

A hot lead and a hot mess

Laynie Clark, Editor-in-Chief April 9, 2024

After the anticipated release of “Road House,” a remake of a beloved 1989 film, fans were excited to see what direction the movie took. With Jake Gyllenhaal as the main lead, there was hope that this...

Album of the week: Alice in Chains’‘Jar of Flies’

Album of the week: Alice in Chains’‘Jar of Flies’

Logan Martinez, Staff Writer April 9, 2024

    At 30 years old, “Jar of Flies” serves as a testament to the greatness of the grunge-band legend, Alice in Chains. Its melodic riffs combine with the band’s eerie themes to...

‘Mission Impossible’ from best to worst

‘Mission Impossible’ from best to worst

Marcela Montufar Soria, Multimedia Editor April 9, 2024

Spoiler warning: This article discusses spoilers for the “Mission: Impossible” franchise. Inspired by a TV show from the 1970s, the “Mission: Impossible” (M:I) film franchise follows the adventures...

Revisiting Robert Pattinson’s brilliant performance as Batman

Revisiting Robert Pattinson’s brilliant performance as Batman

Michael Rios, Staff Writer April 9, 2024

    Over the past 60 years, more than a handful of actors have portrayed Batman. Actors such as Adam West, Michael Keaton, Val Kilmer, George Clooney, Christian Bale, Ben Affleck and...

A glittering proposal and promises of forever

A glittering proposal and promises of forever

Alessandra Avila, Assistant News Editor April 2, 2024

As our favorite bachelor’s love story ends, we can finally say that Kelsey Anderson took the final rose of season 28. This season came with lots of drama, romance and, of course, exciting news for Anderson...

Monarchs glow art show

Monarchs glow art show

Bria Collins, Staff Writer April 2, 2024

      In the darkness, it began. The lights were dimmed and across the plentiful crowd, vibrant neon necklaces, shining pet ears and glow sticks illuminated the park’s dome...

Top three Marvel movies of all time

Top three Marvel movies of all time

Bela Ross, Staff Writer April 2, 2024

Spoiler warning: This article contains spoilers for “Black Panther,” “Thor: Ragnarok” and “Guardians of the Galaxy.” Since 2008 when Marvel released its first movie “Iron Man,” they...

Passing the torch

Passing the torch

Marcela Montufar Soria, Multimedia Editor April 2, 2024

      Spoiler warning: This article discusses spoilers for “Kung Fu Panda 4.” The Kung Fu Panda films are one of the best-animated film series in the history of cinema....

Monsters mash while humans bore

Monsters mash while humans bore

Ezequiel Pena, Contributor April 2, 2024

      One of the great things about monster films like Godzilla is that they can vary greatly in genre and tone. In many films, the monster is portrayed as a force of nature...

Psychedelia lives on

Psychedelia lives on

Raul Martinez, Assistant Web Editor April 2, 2024

      Chicano Batman is a living example of how you can fill arenas with Mexican psychedelic rock. With a slight change in the lineup, as former drummer Gabriel Villa is no...

Album of the week: ‘My Life’ by Mary J. Blige

Album of the week: ‘My Life’ by Mary J. Blige

Logan Martinez, Staff Writer April 2, 2024

      Since its release in 1994, Mary J. Blige’s “My Life” has remained a staple within the R&B genre. Its melodic rhythms and powerful yet smooth lyrics deliver an...

The final ‘Evangelion’ release

The final ‘Evangelion’ release

Ray Rodriguez, Staff Writer March 26, 2024

    “Neon Genesis Evangelion”’s reputation as both the greatest anime of all time and a 14-year-old’s introduction to Kierkegaard has left the franchise at a fascinating crossroads...

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